Article and voice by David Harper
Quiz questions and activity by Steven Starry - (Profesor en Alcorcón)
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What's the obvious problem when presenting in a different language?
reducing the amount of thinking on your feet
reducing the mental effort
navigating your way through the stages of the presentation
How can you reduce your nerves when giving a presentation?
by concentrating on your nerves
by reducing the amount of thinking you have to do on your feet
by carefully planning your presentation
by navigating your way through the stages of the presentation
Why should you prepare your introduction beforehand?
because you will be able to ease your way into your presentation
because it's nerve-racking to improvise the introduction
because you might forget to leave the audience with the important points of your presentation clear in their minds.
Which of the following points shouldn't you do in your presentaion?
talk precisely and clearly
use emphasis and pauses to ‘punctuate’ your points
Keep your hands above your waist
use movement and body language to complement your voice in putting across your message
it's ok to turn your back on your audience
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What should you keep with your notes?
the paper where you wrote or typed the text of your talk
What should you make sure that you have available in order to be able to check your timings?
a wall clock
a mobile phone
What phrase could you use when you want to begin your presentation?
To start off then
To move on to my next point
To go back to what I was saying
To give you an example of what I mean
To digress for a moment
To sum up then
What phrase could you use when you want to conclude your presentation?